Navy Dolphins Find Rare Torpedo Off Coronado

The dolphins were working off the coast of Coronado on mine-hunting training exercises in March 2013.

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The torpedo uncovered in March 2013 shows signs of decay from years under the ocean floor.
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Dolphins train almost every day in San Diego to help identify bombs and other dangers underwater.
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Images of the torpedo discovered in March 2013 off the coast of San Diego.
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Images of the torpedo discovered in March 2013 off the coast of San Diego.
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Images of the torpedo discovered in March 2013 off the coast of San Diego.
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Images of the torpedo discovered in March 2013 off the coast of San Diego.
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Images of the torpedo discovered in March 2013 off the coast of San Diego.
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Images of the torpedo discovered in March 2013 off the coast of San Diego.
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The team reported the historic find weeks after dolphins unearthed the Howell torpedo.
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In November 2002, NBC 7 profiled the team that trains dolphins on the west side of San Diego Bay.
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The Howell torpedo located at the Naval Undersea Museum.
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The two propellers of the Howell torpedo located at the Naval Undersea Museum.
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